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Safety In Philippines

How Safe is Philippines for Travel?

The Philippine National Police (PNP) proudly acknowledges the recent findings of the Washington-based analytics and advisory firm, GALLUP, in its 2023 Global Law and Order Report.

The report highlights that the Philippines has secured the position of the third safest country in Southeast Asia, boasting an impressive index score of 86. This places the nation just behind Vietnam (92) and Indonesia (90), demonstrating a noteworthy commitment to public safety.

Furthermore, the Philippines has achieved an overall global ranking of 33rd. This recognition underscores the effective efforts of the PNP in ensuring the security and well-being of its citizens.

“We are honored and humbled by the trust placed in us by the Filipino people. The PNP remains steadfast in our commitment to serve and protect. This report serves as a guiding beacon for us to continue our mission of ensuring the well-being of our communities,” said PNP Chief, Police General Benjamin C Acorda Jr.

The report signifies that the PNP has garnered overwhelming confidence in the realm of security and safety. This acknowledgment reinforces the PNP’s serbisyong nagkakaisa (united service) to uphold and enhance its role in maintaining law and order.

In response to these commendable results, the PNP pledges to continue its dedication to serving and protecting the Filipino people and visiting tourists. “Ito ang aming magiging gabay sa patuloy na pagbibigay ng isang serbisyong tapat, serbisyong may puso, at Serbisyong Nagkakaisa,” added General Acorda.

The PNP considers this report as a positive beginning to the year, inspiring the force to continuously improve its efforts in fulfilling its mission of safeguarding the safety and security of the Filipino people.

Source: Information Technology Management Service (Philippine National Police)

Emergency Contacts

Traveling to the Philippines is a great way to explore the cultural heritage of southeast Asia. Besides, the country's natural splendor, history, architecture, and culture are perfect for travel lovers. But it has a few safety risks that must be considered.

In case of any exigencies, contact the local emergency services. Dial 911 for any emergencies or you can check the e911 for the full list of emergency numbers.